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tr.v. pre·judged, pre·judg·ing, pre·judg·es
To judge beforehand without possessing adequate evidence.

pre·judg′er n.
pre·judg′ment, pre·judge′ment n.
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Noun1.prejudgment - a judgment reached before the evidence is available
judging, judgement, judgment - the cognitive process of reaching a decision or drawing conclusions
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After a passage of what we feel to be true poetry, there follows, inevitably, a passage of platitude which no critical prejudgment can force us to admire; but if, upon completing the work, we read it again, omitting the first book -- that is to say, commencing with the second -- we shall be surprised at now finding that admirable which we before condemned -- that damnable which we had previously so much admired.
Bitqyck also consented to an order requiring that it pay disgorgement, prejudgment interest and a civil penalty of $8,375,617.
District Court for the Northern District of Texas, seeks permanent injunctions, return of allegedly ill-gotten gains with interest, and civil money penalties.0x20Without admitting or denying the allegations, Bitqyck, Bise and Mendez consented to final judgments agreeing to all the injunctive relief.0x200x20Bitqyck also consented to an order requiring that it pay disgorgement, prejudgment interest and a civil penalty of $8,375,617.0x200x20Bise and Mendez consented to the entry of an order that they each pay disgorgement, prejudgment interest and a civil penalty of $890,254 and $850,022, respectively.0x200x200x20
Juniper did not admit or deny the SEC's claims, but has agreed to "ccease and desist from committing or causing any violations" and to pay $4,000,000 in disgorgement, $1,245,018 in prejudgment interest, and a $6,500,000 civil penalty," the report notes.
By order entered August 9, 2017, the Civil Court granted defendant's motion to the extent of tolling "pre-judgment" interest from "July 28, 1998 through June 16, 2005 to date" and directing that post-judgment interest be calculated at a rate of 9% per annum; sua sponte, changed the accrual date of prejudgment interest from December 11, 1995 to June 14, 1996; and directed that prejudgment interest be calculated as simple, not compound interest.
Allen, also asks for prejudgment interest, attorney's fees and "further relief as this court deems appropriate."
'I will not make a prejudgment. I asked them-everybody concerned-to submit a report by April 10 and I will decide before April 15,' Duterte told reporters in an interview Thursday after the 122nd Philippine Army Founding Anniversary at Fort Andres Bonifacio in Taguig City.
On April 19, 2018, this court entered judgment for the plaintiff, which included prejudgment interest at the rate of 12%, for a total judgment of $2,271,651.60.
15, De Lima filed a motion seeking Domingo's inhibition from the case because of her alleged "manifest bias, partiality and acts of prejudgment" against the senator.
Third, he requests that reasonable prejudgment interest be included with any final award, since a long amount of time has passed since he first made his motion.
Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo bewailed that the group of international lawmakers has intruded on the country's sovereignty when it gave prejudgment on the cases of Senators Leila de Lima and Antonio Trillanes IV despite the ongoing trial.